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34 resources with the concept overpopulation

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World Population History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Six lessons challenge 21st-century learners to interpret maps, analyze real-world data sets, and use technology such as GIS to understand key global issues. The lessons, which can be used sequentially as a unit or individually, are...
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The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
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The Science of Overpopulation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The population of the US increased 300 percent in the 20th century, but the use of raw materials increased by 1,700 percent. Explore human population growth over time with a video that examines the history of why such growth has occurred...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Is Population Control Ethical?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
China's one-child (now two-child) policy has long been a controversial topic around the world. But could it be the solution to a seemingly unsolvable problem? High schoolers read Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix before...
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Science and the Environment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why is it important to study environmental science? An informative PowerPoint explains what environmental science is, the history of the environment including effects of the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions, and the impacts people...
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Why China Ended its One-Child Policy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Was China's one-child policy a good idea? Historians analyze the country's one-child policy in place for more than 40 years. They view a short video explaining the revocation of the one-child rule and what it means for the future of the...
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Where Do We Grow from Here?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the population is expected to grow to 11 billion by 2100? The resource serves final installment in a six-part series on the global population and its effects. Scholars interpret data from the United Nations about the...
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Defusing the Population Bomb

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
With a human population of 7.6 billion and counting, how do we tackle the population problem? Examine the data using a video from an extensive science playlist. The resource explains why the human population began to increase rapidly,...
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What Is the Tragedy of the Commons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's good for all of us is good for each of us. The Tragedy of the Commons refers to a situation in which one person's decision to act in his or her own best interest negatively affects the rest of the population—and ultimately, him or...
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Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does life evolve? The interactive provides a simulation based on the Game of Life invented by mathematician John Conway. Users can run the applet with the preset rules and settings or adjust them to view whether overpopulation or...
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Types of Natural Selection

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Natural selection—good things come to those who mate. The video introduces the idea of natural selection. Then it details three types: directional, stabilizing, and disruptive. It includes both graphs and examples for each type.
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Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thomas Malthus posed the most famous, and most easily disproven, theory about projected population growth in economic history. What did he get wrong—and why? Explore the Malthusian Theory of Population with a Crash Course video that...
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Communities on the Threshold of Change

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers of the short documentary Santa Cruz Del Islote consider how changes in climate and overfishing impact the life style of the 1,200 residents of a small island off the coast of Cartagena, Columbia.
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Natural Selection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biology grows on you. The presentation covers natural selection including genes, evolution, drug resistance, domestication, artificial selection, limiting factors, overpopulation, reproduction, adaptations, and alleles. It includes...
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Writing Exercises: Patterns of Change, #3

For Students 9th - 11th
Change is an inevitable factor of all existence and your class has the task of looking at three different patterns of change that affect our modern world. Question one focuses on advancements that have prolonged the average life...
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The Urban Explosion

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the uncontrolled development of the world's major cities. They define key vocabulary terms, view and discuss video excerpts, and complete a project that involves drawing a "perfect city," developing a plan to...
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What's the Limit?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete an activity designed to demonstrate how scientists estimate total population numbers of organisms in the wild. They discuss overpopulation and the biotic and abiotic factors that affect population growth.
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How Do Populations Grow?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how populations grow and how invasive species can affect the balance of ecosystems. They simulate the growth of lily pads, analyze and record the data, and simulate the results of an invasive species on an ecosystem.
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Overpopulation

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students examine population growth and how it impacts our environment.  In this population lesson students identify the causes and consequences of overpopulation.
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Human Population Growth in the Future, What are We Going to Do?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students predict what will happen to human population in the future. In this biology lesson, students brainstorm possible solutions to overpopulation problems. They create a persuasive brochure about their views on this issue.
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Deer Population

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study deer including their reproduction rate and management in Pennsylvania.  In this deer overpopulation lesson students estimate deer population and suggest management tools. 
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Population Impact on the Environment

For Students 6th - 8th
In this population impact worksheet, students investigate how the growth in human population has contributed to certain effects on the environment. This worksheet has 5 short answer and 4 fill in the blank questions.
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Companion Animals

For Students 6th - 7th
In this animals worksheet, students discuss their own pets. Then students answer 3 questions having to do with pets and overpopulation. Students then separate into debate teams and debate licensing and breeding issues.